Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on July - 23.
1960 On July - 23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on this day in history.
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on this day in history.
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on this day in history.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 On July - 23 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on this day in history.
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on July - 23.
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on this day in history.
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on this day in history.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on July - 23.
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 On July - 23 ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On this day in history wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
1977 On July - 23 renĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on July - 23.
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on this day in history.